Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday said that "developing inland waterways" was the "priority" of the central government and has "earmarked 101 important rivers in the country" to develop a network of waterways on the lines of national highways.May 26, 2015, 20:54 PM IST
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today to take up the issue of construction of three new dams in the upstream of the Brahmaputra river with China.Feb 01, 2013, 19:28 PM IST
The govt said that it had ascertained that construction activity on Brahmaputra
river inside Chinese territory would not adversely impact India.
China has told the Centre that
construction of dam at the source of the river Brahmaputra in
its territory will not have negative impact downstream in
India, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun
Gogoi today said his government is seriously concerned over
reports of China constructing a dam on Yarlung Tsangpo river
in Tibet, the source of river Brahmaputra.